Thesaurus

Thesaurus

The concept behind Thesaurus goes back to 2014, when I was finishing my bachelor's degree in visual communications at the Haute École d'Art et Design, Geneva. My final project, 'Genèva',  read more

The Prints and the Pauper

The Prints and the Pauper

In 1450, Johannes Gutenberg entered into an agreement with one Johann Fust, a Mainzer goldsmith and guildsman, to borrow a staggering 800 Rheingulden at 6 percent interest. Gutenberg's  read more

Making Fonts: Proza Libre

Making Fonts: Proza Libre

When I started the development of Proza, I didn’t want to deal with the limitations of a low-resolution rasterizer. As a result, Proza is completely stuffed with diagonal and  read more

Making Grifo

Making Grifo

???Grifo, the Portuguese word for griffin, a mythical creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. We can imagine how threatening this creature might appear,  read more

The First Roman Fonts

The First Roman Fonts

The Renaissance affected change in every sphere of life, but perhaps one of its most enduring legacies are the letterforms it bequeathed to us. But their heritage reaches far beyond  read more

New Lands in Arabic Type

New Lands in Arabic Type

Greta Arabic is the counterpart of the Greta Sans type system. This text is a reflection on the journey of creating and developing the first Arabic type system of this scale. It starts  read more

The First Title-Pages

The First Title-Pages

The book in its present form is a product of evolution, serendipity, and design. Its size and proportions accommodations to the human form: the length of our arms; the type size a concession  read more

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